“Family and friends always have been important to former University of Wisconsin-Green Bay guard and Kimberly star Frankie Wurtz.
Even as she boarded a plane to Luxembourg on Monday, Wurtz was going to a place where she will be surrounded by both as she embarks on her first season as a professional basketball player with the Amicale Steinsel.
Her cousin, Trent Wurtz, lives in Luxembourg after his own pro career in Europe.
One of her best friends, former UWGB forward Jessica Lindstrom, is a couple hours away playing for a team in Belgium. She spent her first pro season in 2018-19 with the T71 Dudelange basketball club in Luxembourg.
Another former UWGB teammate, Madison Wolf, just signed her own pro contract with a squad in Germany that also is a short distance from Wurtz…”